Stefan Aartsen

Swimmer, Olympic athlete

1975 –

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Who is Stefan Aartsen?

Stefan Remco Aartsen is a former butterfly swimmer from the Netherlands, who twice competed for his native country at the Summer Olympics: in 1996 and 2000.

Aartsen first gained attention in 1992, when he won the title in the 200 m freestyle at the European Junior Championships in Leeds. In 1998 he was a member of the Dutch winning relay team at the European Short Course Swimming Championships 1998 in Sheffield. A year later he won the golden medal in the 4×100 m medley relay at the European LC Championships 1999 in Istanbul, Turkey, alongside Klaas-Erik Zwering, Marcel Wouda and Pieter van den Hoogenband. After missing the 2004 Summer Olympics he retired in the spring of 2005.

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Born
Mar 13, 1975
's-Gravenzande
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • South Holland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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